Manolas arrives in Rome: the details

With the departure of Mehdi Benatia, Roma already have his replacement in the wings: Olympiakos’ Kostas Manolas, who arrived in Rome today.

The Greek defender, as reported by Sky Italia, will take his medical examination today and will likely start training tomorrow. The Giallorossi will pay €13 million to Olympiakos for the player, while Manolas will sign a 5 year deal as he will look to fill the shoes of the outgoing Mehdi Benatia.

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